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LINGUIST List 20.1517

Tue Apr 21 2009

Confs: Linguistic Theories, Syntax, General Linguistics/Poland

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        1.    Hedde Zeijlstra, Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar

Message 1: Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar
Date: 21-Apr-2009
From: Hedde Zeijlstra <zeijlstrauva.nl>
Subject: Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar
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Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar
Short Title: EGG

Date: 27-Jul-2009 - 07-Aug-2009
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact: Hedde Zeijlstra
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://egg.auf.net

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Eastern European Summer School in Generative Grammar (EGG) will take place in Poznan, Poland from July 27 to August 7, 2009.

Registration is open between May 1 and May 15, 2009.

The school is aimed at students and practitioners at all levels.

Travel and accommodation grants are available for qualified applicants from Eastern European countries.

This year the summer school will be co-organised with Uli Sauerland's COST project (http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/cost/), which focuses on semantic and pragmatic effects related to language acquisition and SLI. Therefore, this year's school will again be a thematic one, based on the search for external evidence for linguistic theories, with many classes on various cognitive aspects of language (language acquisition, SLI, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language & music).

This year's school will feature the following teachers and classes:

Intro classes:

Introduction to Optimality Theory - Sara Finley (John Hopkins)
Introduction to Standard Government Phonology - Markus Poechtrager (Istanbul)
Introduction to Phonological Phrasing - Charles Kisseberth (Tel Aviv)
Introduction to Experimental Phonology - Mary Ann Walter (Northwestern)
Introduction to (Phonological Aspects Of) Arabic Non-Linear Morphology - Ali Idrissi
Introduction to Syntax (10 Classes) - T.B.A.
Introduction to Semantics And Pragmatics (10 Classes) - Hedde Zeijlstra (Amsterdam)
Introduction to Neurolinguistics - Linnaea Stockall (Concordia)
Bilingualism, L2 Learning and SLI - Stavroula Stavrakaki (Thessaloniki)
Recursion - Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin)

Topic Classes:

Optimal Domains Theory - Charles Kisseberth (Tel Aviv)
External Evidence and the Linguistic Structure of Arabic - Ali Idrissi
External Evidence and Government Phonology - Markus Poechtrager (Istanbul)
Language Games - Mary Ann Walter (Northwestern)
Understanding Vowel Harmony Using Artificial Grammars - Sara Finley (John Hopkins)
Topics in Language Acquisition - Bart Hollebrandse (Groningen)
Embedding: Subordination and Theory of Mind - Bart Hollebrandse (Groningen)
Acquisition of Aspect - Natalia Gagarina (ZAS Berlin)
Acquisition of Tense - Natalia Gagarina (ZAS Berlin)
Lexical Development (10 Classes) - Ewa Haman (Warsaw)
The Acquisition of Binding Principles - Spyridoula Varlakosta (Athens)
Morphosyntax and SLI - Spyridoula Varlakosta (Athens)
Neuro-Cognitive Mechanisms in Morphological Processing - Linnaea Stockall (Concordia)
Syntax of Case - David Pesetsky (MIT)
Syntax of Music - David Pesetsky (MIT)
Interrogatives in Child Language: Issues at the Syntax/Semantics Interface (2 Courses) - Hamida Demirdache (Nantes)
Semantics of Plurals - Eytan Zweig (York)
Processing of Scalar Implicatures - Eytan Zweig (York)
SLI and Other Developmental Disorders (With a Special Reference to Developmental Dyslexia) - Stavroula Stavrakaki (Thessaloniki)

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